Indian Polity Questions and answer / Indian Polity Question Bank / Part 5

 1) The CAG’s (Duties, Powers and Conditions of Service) Act was amended in which year to separate accounts from audit in the Central government?

A. 1975


C. 1977

D. 1978

Answer: B

2) Who is the guardian of the public purse and controls the entire financial system of the country at both the levels–the Centre and the state?

A.Reserve Bank of India

B.Ministry of Finance 

C.Comptroller and Auditor General of India

D. President of India

Answer: C

3) Who determines the salary, allowances and other service conditions of the Chief Information Commissioner and an Information Commissioner?


B. Prime Minister

C.Central Government

D.None of the above

Answer: C

4) Who of the following started the Home Rule Movement?

1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2. Bipin Chandra Pal

3. Annie Besant

4. Lala Lajpat Roy

Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

A. 1 only

B. 1 & 3

C. 1, 3 & 4

D. 1, 2, 3 & 4

Answer: B

5) The Unique Identification Authority of India was constituted in which year as an attached office under the aegis of Planning Commission?


B. 2007



Answer: C

6) How are the members of a Port Trust selected?

A. Election


C. Both of them

D.None of them

Answer: C

7) Which of the following holds control over district courts and other subordinate courts?

A.Supreme Court


C. High Court


Answer: C

8) Which of the following included in free legal services?

1. Payment of court fee, process fees and all other charges payable or incurred in connection with any legal proceedings.

2. Providing service of lawyers in legal proceedings.

3. Preparation of appeal, paper book including printing and translation of documents in legal proceedings.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

A. Only 1

B. Only 2 & 3

C.Only 3

D.1, 2 & 3

Answer: D

9) Which of the following are the merits of Lok Adalats?

1. There is no court fee and if court fee is already paid the amount will be refunded if the dispute is settled at Lok Adalat.

2. The parties to the dispute cannot directly interact with the judge through their counsel.

3. The award by the Lok Adalat is binding on the parties.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

A.Only 1

B. Only 1 & 2

C.Only 1 & 3

D. 1, 2 & 3

Answer: C

10) Gram Nyayalaya exercise the power of?

1. Civil Court

2. Criminal Court

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

A.Only 1

B. Only 2

C.Both 1 & 2

D.Neither 1 & 2

Answer: C

11) Which of the following was the first state to establish Panchayati Raj Syatem?

A.Andhra Pradesh

B. Gujarat


D.Madhya Pradesh

Answer: C

12) Which committee recommended that nyaya panchayats should be kept as separate bodies from that of development panchayats?

A. G.V.K. Rao Committee

B.Dantwala Committee

C. Ashok Mehta Committee

D.Hanumantha Rao Committee

Answer: C

13) Which of the following bodies is headed by the Mayor?

A.The Council

B.The standing committees

C.The municipal commissioner

D. None of the above

 Answer: A

14) Which amongst the following does not have a Port Trust?





Answer: A

15) Which article deals with the power of the President to make regulations for certain Union territories?

A. Article 239

B.Article 240

C.Article 241

D.Article 239A

 Answer: B

16) Which article of the constitution provides control of the Union over the administration of Scheduled Areas and the welfare of Scheduled Tribes?


B. 244A

C. 339


Answer: C

17) Which committee recommended that the minimum age of voting should be 18 years?

A.Tarkunde committee

B. Goswami committee 

C. Indrajit Gupta committee

D.None of the above

Answer: A

18) Who acts as the district returning officer at the district level?

A.A person appointed by the panchayat

B. Head of the Gram Sabha


D. Member of state legislative assembly Answer: C

19) Who makes recommendation about the distribution of the net proceeds of taxes to be shared between the Centre and the states, and the allocation between the states of the respective shares of such proceeds?

A. Lok Sabha

B.Rajya Sabha

C. President

D.Finance Commission

Answer: D

20) Indrajit Gupta committee on state funding of elections was appointed in which year?



C. 1990


Answer: A

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